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Under the hood: At internationally known Victoria auto restorer, it's all in the details

Under the hood: At internationally known Victoria auto restorer, it's all in the details

Coachwerks drew international attention last month after a Mercedes-Benz 300SL gullwing coupe it restored sold for $3.41 million US.
Our Community: Mount St. Mary raising funds; stuffie wash for charity; open cockpit day

Our Community: Mount St. Mary raising funds; stuffie wash for charity; open cockpit day

Supporters of the hospital hope to raise $20,000 to fix one Trishaw and purchase another
Trevor Hancock: Reaching goal of Zero Hunger includes improving affordability of healthy food

Trevor Hancock: Reaching goal of Zero Hunger includes improving affordability of healthy food

Besides ending hunger, Zero Hunger includes improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture
Monique Keiran: Damaging moth with Tina Turner hairdo unwelcome in B.C.

Monique Keiran: Damaging moth with Tina Turner hairdo unwelcome in B.C.

The B.C. Ministry of Forests is planning to spray more than 650 hectares with a biological insecticide called Foray 48B to eradicate spongy moths
Geoff Johnson: Studying the humanities helps foster skills that are increasingly needed

Geoff Johnson: Studying the humanities helps foster skills that are increasingly needed

The employment market of the near future will demand fewer hard skills, since technical tasks can be automated, and more people who can put information into a human context.
From the Neolithic to the Modern: Three new exhibitions highlight RBCM's 2024 season

From the Neolithic to the Modern: Three new exhibitions highlight RBCM's 2024 season

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit kicks off the season on March 1, followed by Stonehenge: Ancient mysteries, modern discoveries in May, and Canadian Modern in June
Our Community: Dementia podcast, community grants, Local Champions

Our Community: Dementia podcast, community grants, Local Champions

People living with dementia and their care partners are being invited to appear in a series of 30-minute podcasts that launched two years ago.
Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

If a draft framework is adopted, the B.C. government would commit to the conservation and management of ecosystem health and biodiversity as an overarching priority
David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

The risk of bedbugs goes up dramatically for people who enjoy sleeping, particularly sleeping in a bed
Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

When it comes to learning, both direct instruction and inquiry-based learning play a role